117 David Dennis: Gameness: Land On Your Feet, Not Your Feelings

Aug 14, 2023 | Podcast, Podcast Episode

THIS EPISODE OF GROWING OLDER LIVING YOUNGER focuses on Gameness: the state of being determined, persistent, and unwavering in the pursuit of a goal. We discuss the impact of gameness on personal growth, performance, and the pursuit of goals, such as the goal aging in health to live younger longer.

Today’s Featured Expert is David Dennis, author of Gameness: Land on your Feet Not on Your Feelings.  His powerful personal story illustrates how one can find advantages in adversity. David is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eckerd Connects, one of the nation’s largest nonprofits, providing workforce development, Job Corps, juvenile justice, and child welfare services across the country.  He has a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Baptist University, a master’s degree in marriage and family counselling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and holds certifications as a licensed professional counsellor, marriage and family therapist, and childcare administrator.

Episode Timeline
   [0:11] Introduction to episode

   [2:55] What was the inspiration behind his book?

   [7:04] How does gameness differ from resilience

  [11:00] The four attributes of gameness

  [15:00] Growing through adversity to have aNever Quit Mindset

   [21:33] As a man thinks in his heart so he becomes

   [27:54] The journey to freedom is about choice

  [33:55] Resoluteness, purpose and taking respnsibility

   [39:54] Legacy and remembrance, living your purpose.

Learn more about David Dennis and Gameness.

Email: info@gamenessleadership.com

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